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Nine Elements of a Successful Safety and Health System serves as a framework for safety and health professionals to use for building a safety and health system. This publication will walk the safety professional through nine key steps for implementing and growing a safety and health orientation in today's global environment:
Management leadership and commitment
Organizational communications and system documentation
Assessments, audits and continuous improvement
Hazard recognition, evaluation and control
Workplace design and engineering
Operational safety and health programs
Motivation, behavior and attitudes
Training and orientation
Prevention is the key to a safe and healthy work environment and this publication is a first step toward meeting that goal. (Formerly titled 14 Elements of a Successful Safety & Health Program.)
About the Authors:
John Czerniak, CSP, MBA, has a diverse background in regulation and safety, health, and environmental management. He has been successful in guiding senior plant management and employee leadership teams in active development of site-specific safety management systems that significantly reduced employee injuries. As a senior consultant at the National Safety Council, he is responsible for field consulting and training services and maintaining knowledge of significant trends.
Don Ostrander, CSP, has 28 years of experience as a safety manager, consultant, trainer and project manager. He has a proven track record of expertise and leadership in safety management both on and off the shop floor. As Director of Product Development and Project Manager of Occupational Safety and Health Services for the National Safety Council, he is responsible for development, implementation and management of occupational products and services and consulting projects.
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